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T-SQL Fundamentals

T-SQL Fundamentals

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 1509302026
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 512
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Effectively query and modify data using Transact-SQL Master T-SQL fundamentals and write robust code for Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. Itzik Ben-Gan explains key T-SQL concepts and helps you apply your knowledge with hands-on exercises. The book first introduces T-SQL’s roots and underlying logic. Next, it walks you through core topics such as single-table queries, joins, subqueries, table expressions, and set operators. Then the book covers more-advanced data-query topics such as window functions, pivoting, and grouping sets. The book also explains how to modify data, work with temporal tables, and handle transactions, and provides an overview of programmable objects. Microsoft Data Platform MVP Itzik Ben-Gan shows you how to: Review core SQL concepts and its mathematical roots Create tables and enforce data integrity Perform effective single-table queries by using the SELECT statement Query multiple tables by using joins, subqueries, table expressions, and set operators Use advanced query techniques such as window functions, pivoting, and grouping sets Insert, update, delete, and merge data Use transactions in a concurrent environment Get started with programmable objects–from variables and batches to user-defined functions, stored procedures, triggers, and dynamic SQL

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 0735658145
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 412
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Presents information on the fundamentals of T-SQL to develop code and query and modify data in Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Fundamentals

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Fundamentals

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0735638128
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 416
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Master the foundations of T-SQL with the right balance of conceptual and practical content. Get hands-on guidance—including exercises and code samples—that show you how to develop code to query and modify data. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the T-SQL language and good programming practices, and learn to write more efficient and powerful queries. Discover how to: Apply T-SQL fundamentals, create tables, and define data integrity Understand logical query processing Query multiple tables using joins and subqueries Simplify code and improve maintainability with table expressions Explore pivoting techniques and how to handle grouping sets Write code that modifies data Isolate inconsistent data and address deadlock and blocking scenarios

T-SQL Querying

T-SQL Querying

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Adam Machanic,Dejan Sarka,Kevin Farlee
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0133986624
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 864
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T-SQL insiders help you tackle your toughest queries and query-tuning problems Squeeze maximum performance and efficiency from every T-SQL query you write or tune. Four leading experts take an in-depth look at T-SQL’s internal architecture and offer advanced practical techniques for optimizing response time and resource usage. Emphasizing a correct understanding of the language and its foundations, the authors present unique solutions they have spent years developing and refining. All code and techniques are fully updated to reflect new T-SQL enhancements in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2012. Write faster, more efficient T-SQL code: Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic Master an efficient top-down tuning methodology Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance Compare data aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets Efficiently perform data-analysis calculations Make the most of T-SQL’s optimized bulk import tools Avoid date/time pitfalls that lead to buggy, poorly performing code Create optimized BI statistical queries without additional software Use programmable objects to accelerate queries Unlock major performance improvements with In-Memory OLTP Master useful and elegant approaches to manipulating graphs About This Book For experienced T-SQL practitioners Includes coverage updated from Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying and Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Programming Valuable to developers, DBAs, BI professionals, and data scientists Covers many MCSE 70-464 and MCSA/MCSE 70-461 exam topics

Exam Ref 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Exam Ref 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 1509304355
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 352
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Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-761–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of SQL Server 2016 Transact-SQL data management, queries, and database programming. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Filter, sort, join, aggregate, and modify data • Use subqueries, table expressions, grouping sets, and pivoting • Query temporal and non-relational data, and output XML or JSON • Create views, user-defined functions, and stored procedures • Implement error handling, transactions, data types, and nulls This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have experience working with SQL Server as a database administrator, system engineer, or developer • Includes downloadable sample database and code for SQL Server 2016 SP1 (or later) and Azure SQL Database Querying Data with Transact-SQL About the Exam Exam 70-761 focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and query data and to program databases with Transact-SQL in SQL Server 2016. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification that demonstrates your mastery of essential skills for building and implementing on-premises and cloud-based databases across organizations. Exam 70-762 (Developing SQL Databases) is also required for MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development certification. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying

T-SQL Querying

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Lubor Kollar,Dejan Sarka,Steve Kass
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0735638306
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 832
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Tackle the toughest set-based querying and query tuning problems—guided by an author team with in-depth, inside knowledge of T-SQL. Deepen your understanding of architecture and internals—and gain practical approaches and advanced techniques to optimize your code’s performance. Discover how to: Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic Optimize query tuning with a top-down methodology Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance Compare data-aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets Manage data modification—insert, delete, update, merge—for performance Write more efficient queries against partitioned tables Work with graphs, trees, hierarchies, and recursive queries Plus—Use pure-logic puzzles to sharpen your problem-solving skills

Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Dejan Sarka,Ron Talmage
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0735667284
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 752
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Ace your preparation for Microsoft® Certification Exam 70-461 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press®. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with practice tests on CD—featuring multiple, customizable testing options. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning how to: Create database objects Work with data Modify data Troubleshoot and optimize queries You also get an exam discount voucher—making this book an exceptional value and a great career investment.

Beginning T-SQL with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008

Beginning T-SQL with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008

  • Author: Paul Turley,Dan Wood
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 047044049X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 676
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If you've not programmed with Transact-SQL, this book is for you.It begins with an overview of SQL Server query operations and tools used with T-SQL, and covers both the 2005 and 2008 releases of SQL Server query tools and the query editor. The book then moves to show you how to design and build applications of increasing complexity. Other important tasks covered include full text indexing, optimizing query performance, and application design and security considerations. The companion website also provides all of the code examples from the book.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 0735672547
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 244
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Apply powerful window functions in T-SQL—and increase the performance and speed of your queries Optimize your queries—and obtain simple and elegant solutions to a variety of problems—using window functions in Transact-SQL. Led by T-SQL expert Itzik Ben-Gan, you’ll learn how to apply calculations against sets of rows in a flexible, clear, and efficient manner. Ideal whether you’re a database administrator or developer, this practical guide demonstrates ways to use more than a dozen T-SQL querying solutions to address common business tasks. Discover how to: Go beyond traditional query approaches to express set calculations more efficiently Delve into ordered set functions such as rank, distribution, and offset Implement hypothetical set and inverse distribution functions in standard SQL Use strategies for improving sequencing, paging, filtering, and pivoting Increase query speed using partitioning, ordering, and coverage indexing Apply new optimization iterators such as Window Spool Handle common issues such as running totals, intervals, medians, and gaps

Beginning T-SQL 2008

Beginning T-SQL 2008

  • Author: Kathi Kellenberger
  • Publisher: Apress
  • ISBN: 1430224614
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 300
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Even if you have little or no knowledge of T-SQL, Beginning T-SQL 2008 will bring you up to intermediate level and teach you best practices along the way. You'll learn how to write code that will help you to achieve the best-performing applications possible. You'll find an introduction to databases, normalization, and SQL Server Management Studio. You'll understand how data is stored in a database and learn how to use at least one of the available tools to get to that data. Each subsequent chapter teaches an aspect of T-SQL, building on the skills learned in previous chapters. Exercises are included in each chapter because the only way to learn T-SQL is to write some code. This book will do more than just give the syntax and examples. It will teach you techniques to help you avoid common errors and create robust and well-performing code. Imparts best practices for writing T-SQL Helps readers avoid common errors Shows how to write scalable code that yields good performance What you’ll learn Understand the fundamentals of relational theory, upon which Transact-SQL is based Write accurate queries that are scalable and perform well Combine set-based and procedural processing, obtaining the best from both worlds Embed business logic in your database through stored procedures and functions Simplify your work through new and advanced features such as common-table expressions and virtual tables Enhance performance by knowing when to apply features such table value parameters Who this book is for This book is for developers who will be writing database applications against SQL Server databases. Table of Contents Getting Started Writing Simple SELECT Queries Using Functions and Expressions Querying Multiple Tables Grouping and Summarizing Data Manipulating Data Understanding T-SQL Programming Logic Moving Logic to the Database Working with New Data Types Writing Advanced Queries Where to Go Next?

SQL Hacks

SQL Hacks

  • Author: Andrew Cumming,Gordon Russell
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 0596515499
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 304
  • View: 3892
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A guide to getting the most out of the SQL language covers such topics as sending SQL commands to a database, using advanced techniques, solving puzzles, performing searches, and managing users.

Advanced Transact-SQL for SQL Server 2000

Advanced Transact-SQL for SQL Server 2000

  • Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Tom Moreau
  • Publisher: Apress
  • ISBN: 1430208597
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 864
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In Advanced Transact-SQL for SQL Server 2000, authors Itzik Ben-Gan and Thomas Moreau explore the powerful capabilities of Transact-SQL (T-SQL). Ben-Gan and Moreau offer solutions to common problems encountered using all versions of SQL Server, with a focus on the latest version, SQL Server 2000. Expert tips and real code examples teach advanced database programmers to write more efficient and better-performing code that takes full advantage of T-SQL. The authors offer practical solutions to the everyday problems programmers face and include in-depth information on advanced T-SQL topics such as joins, subqueries, stored procedures, triggers, user-defined functions (UDFs), indexed views, cascading actions, federated views, hierarchical structures, cursors, and more.

The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL

The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL

  • Author: Ken Henderson
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • ISBN: 9780201615760
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 551
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Demonstrates important concepts and offers working Transact-SQL code, covering data filtering, DDL, DML, statistical functions, runs and sequences, transactions, stored procedures and triggers, and performance tuning.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals

  • Author: Kalen Delaney,Adam Machanic,Paul S. Randal,Kimberly L. Tripp,Conor Cunningham,Ben Nevarez
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0735638225
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 784
  • View: 2690
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Delve inside the core SQL Server engine—and put that knowledge to work—with guidance from a team of well-known internals experts. Whether database developer, architect, or administrator, you’ll gain the deep knowledge you need to exploit key architectural changes—and capture the product’s full potential. Discover how SQL Server works behind the scenes, including: What happens internally when SQL Server builds, expands, shrinks, and moves databases How to use event tracking—from triggers to the Extended Events Engine Why the right indexes can drastically reduce your query execution time How to transcend normal row-size limits with new storage capabilities How the Query Optimizer operates Multiple techniques for troubleshooting problematic query plans When to force SQL Server to reuse a cached query plan—or create a new one What SQL Server checks internally when running DBCC How to choose among five isolation levels and two concurrency models when working with multiple concurrent users

Transact-SQL Programming

Transact-SQL Programming

Covers Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 /7.0 and Sybase Adaptive Server 11.5

  • Author: Kevin Kline,Lee Gould,Andrew Zanevsky
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 9781565924017
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 807
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Provides detailed information about Transact-SQL programming and shows specific differences between the Microsoft and Sybase versions of the language.

SQL Fundamentals

SQL Fundamentals

  • Author: John J. Patrick
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall PTR
  • ISBN: 9780137126026
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 803
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Third edition of the hands-on, real-world guide to mastering SQL through using the world's top two databases: Oracle and Microsoft Access.

What Is SQL ?

What Is SQL ?

Fundamentals of SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL and Datawarehousing

  • Author: Victor Ebai
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 1477246444
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 430
  • View: 1995
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What Is SQL guides beginners, experts, and intermediate readers through the most important aspects of declarative and procedural SQL. Knowledge gained includes the following: Designing, building, and querying relational databases in the latest versions of oracle and SQL server databases Performing data-quality operations that eliminate corrupted data from databases Extending the functionality of SQL using PL/SQL and programmable T-SQL Building and loading data warehouses without using an expensive ETL tool Troubleshooting and tuning SQL code and database designs Extensive use of built-in functions to retrieve and transform data Translating complex business rules into database constraints Creating advanced queries that answer complex business questions Manipulating data within tables Creating recoverable business transactions Perform nonstandard SQL operations such as deleting duplicate rows Obtain a free sample of oracle11i and SQL server 2012 databases."

T-SQL in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself

T-SQL in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself

  • Author: Alison Balter
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing
  • ISBN: 0134176006
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 432
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Master T-SQL database design, development, and administration the easy way–hands-on! In just one hour a day, you’ll build all the skills you need to create effective database applications with T-SQL and SQL Server. With this complete tutorial, you’ll quickly master the basics and then move on to more advanced features and concepts: Learn the fundamentals of T-SQL from the ground up, one step at a time Succeed with the newest versions of T-SQL, SQL Server, and SQL Server Management Studio Use T-SQL effectively as both an application developer and DBA Master powerful stored procedures, triggers, transactions, and user-defined functions (UDFs) Systematically optimize and secure your SQL Server databases Learn on your own time, at your own pace No previous T-SQL or database programming experience required Learn how to design efficient, reliable SQL Server databases Define efficient tables, table relationships, fields, and constraints Make the most of T-SQL’s SELECT and UPDATE statements Work effectively with simple and complex views and joins Master stored procedure techniques every developer should know Build and use powerful User-Defined Functions (UDFs) Secure databases with authentication, roles, permissions, and principals Configure, maintain, and tune SQL Server for maximum reliability, performance, and value Back up, restore, and audit databases Optimize databases with the SQL Server Profiler, System Monitor, and Index Tuning Wizard Leverage valuable insight and time saving techniques from a world renowned database expert Register your book at informit.com/register for access to source code, example files, updates, and corrections as they become available.

Transact-SQL Cookbook

Transact-SQL Cookbook

  • Author: Ales Spetic,Jonathan Gennick
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 1565927567
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 282
  • View: 4428
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This guide contains a wealth of solutions to problems that SQl Server programmers face. The recipes in the book range from those that show how to perform simple tasks to ones that are more complicated.

Pro T-SQL Programmer's Guide

Pro T-SQL Programmer's Guide

  • Author: Jay Natarajan,Rudi Bruchez,Michael Coles,Scott Shaw,Miguel Cebollero
  • Publisher: Apress
  • ISBN: 1484201450
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 744
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Pro T–SQL Programmer’s Guide is your guide to making the best use of the powerful, Transact-SQL programming language that is built into Microsoft SQL Server's database engine. This edition is updated to cover the new, in-memory features that are part of SQL Server 2014. Discussing new and existing features, the book takes you on an expert guided tour of Transact–SQL functionality. Fully functioning examples and downloadable source code bring technically accurate and engaging treatment of Transact–SQL into your own hands. Step–by–step explanations ensure clarity, and an advocacy of best–practices will steer you down the road to success. Transact–SQL is the language developers and DBAs use to interact with SQL Server. It’s used for everything from querying data, to writing stored procedures, to managing the database. Support for in-memory stored procedures running queries against in-memory tables is new in the language and gets coverage in this edition. Also covered are must-know features such as window functions and data paging that help in writing fast-performing database queries. Developers and DBAs alike can benefit from the expressive power of T-SQL, and Pro T-SQL Programmer's Guide is your roadmap to success in applying this increasingly important database language to everyday business and technical tasks. Covers the newly-introduced, in-memory database features Shares the best practices used by experienced professionals Goes deeply into the subject matter − an advanced book for the serious reader